Power 50 2016: VanMag’s Ranking of the Year’s Most Powerful People

In a city dominated by real estate, who really runs Vancouver?

November 15, 2016

By Jessica Barrett, Jenni Baynham, Frances Bula, Dominika Lirette, Matt O'Grady, Jacob Parry and Jim Sutherland / Photo: VanMag

Each year we debate the meaning of power in this city. How do activists measure up against real estate magnates? How does a restaurant designer (who’s putting Vancouver’s culinary set on the map) compare to B.C.’s commander- in-chief (whose real estate tax has the power to change a lot of our futures)? It’s David versus Goliath, money versus ideas, and real estate above all. Let the debating begin.

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